- Anti-shurtugal Further Discussion on Bad Books
- Battlefield Earth Spork Covering L. Ron’s second largest waste of pulp
- Conjugalfelicity More Sporking
- Eye of Argon MST3K A riff on a terrible short from the seventies
- ImpishIdea Sporkings and Essays on Writing
- Kris Norge's Essays An in depth looks at tactics in a few series including the Eragon series.
- Mission Earth Recaps A series I’ve read and laughed at myself.
- Rejecter Blog A semi inactive blog about Query letters.
- Slushpile Hell Query letters from an Agent’s perspective.
- Snark Squad One of the best Fity Shades sporks in my opinion. They also do some TV shows and various other books.
- Verprose A far more comprehensive list of sporks than my little link bar
Monthly Archives: September 2011
Maximum Ride Chapters 81 & 82
So our favorite characters have now entered the library. I wonder what kind of information Max will find there which will aid her. Maybe “the institute” will have a book called ‘Evil Co: A tale of Genetic Engineering for cruelty, … Continue reading
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Maximum Ride Chapters 79 & 80
So I bet a couple of you thought I was a little out of line when I started complaining about authors and their pet locales. ‘Vivi,’ the fictional reader was thinking. ‘That’s not fair. Jimmy’s just finally giving us a … Continue reading
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Maximum Ride Chapters 77 & 78
Here’s another question for you Jimmy. How are the kids hiding their wings? You made mention earlier when Max got a sweatshirt with holes cut out in the back from Ella’s mom. That’d mean Max and the rest either have … Continue reading
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Maximum Ride Chapters 75 & 76
I’d like to start this recap off with a special message. This isn’t just for Jimmy, it goes for every author in existence. Ahem. Yes! We get it already! You do/have lived in New York city and were impressed and … Continue reading
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Maximum Ride Chapters 73 & 74
One of the frequent criticisms of critics, aside from fans shouting ‘I’d like to see you do better!’, is that they just complain. That instead, critics should be suggesting ways it could be improved. And while I don’t think it’s … Continue reading
Maximum Ride Chapters 71 & 72
So Max asks Angel what it is and then asks herself what fresh hell is this. Since when is listening to Angel a form of hell? I mean, besides to the audience. I thought Max was absolutely enraptured by everything … Continue reading
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Maximum Ride Chapters 69 & 70
While Jimmy like to pretend he’s a member of the Real Authors club because he writes a lot of books and gets paid for it, I’m not falling for it simply because he can claim to be a bestseller. Part … Continue reading
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Maximum Ride Chapters 67 & 68
We’re now in part 4, apparently. And Jimmy gives it a cute name ‘new yawk, new yawk’. See, it’s funny because those people out on the east coast have hilarious accents. Don’t let Jimmy travel south of the Mason-Dixon line … Continue reading
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Maximum Ride Chapters 65 & 66
We start off with Max telling us how much she enjoys seeing the wolfmen get torn apart by birds. What’s that Jimmy? No, I’m afraid that Max still comes across as a sociopathic jerk. Yes, I know the “erasers” are … Continue reading
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Maximum Ride Chapters 63 & 64
We start up with Max sitting in her “dog crate” wondering if she’s going to save the world or get killed. Whoa, Jimmy. Way to ramp that tension up to eleven and never look back. Maybe the next big arc … Continue reading
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